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Punta de Vacas Trail - Casa de Piedra Section

Easy/Intermediate

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9.7 mile 15.6 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,272' 388 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 10,677' 3,254 m
Low: 9,418' 2,870 m

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Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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A slow rise to a meeting of three valleys.

Russell Hobart

Features Geological Significance · River/Creek · Views

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Good even trail

Description

If you are acclimatized this section is a stroll. From the Punta de Vacas Trail - Pampa de Leñas Section continue up the valley. Slog along at a steady pace up the Rio de Las Vacas. Finally you arrive at the Casa de Piedra where you get your first huge view of Aconcagua.

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in Mendoza

#33

in Argentina

#15,579

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